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Day And Night Stories

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Algernon Blackwood


Fifteen short stories by Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (1869 – 1951), an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific w…

Days with the Great Composers

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May Gillington Byron


An imagined day in the life of each composer gives the anonymous author scope to describe each one's work and life, sketchily, of course, bu…

Recollections of a Missionary in the Great West

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Cyrus Townsend Brady


Brady was a journalist, historian, adventure writer, and Episcopal priest. As a priest he spent some time on the American frontier as a miss…

The Best British Short Stories of 1922

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Various and Walter de la Mare


Twenty-four short stories by famous and not-so-famous British authors. (Summary by David Wales) Note: A shortened section 21 was replaced o…

Cape Cod Stories

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Joseph Crosby Lincoln


This book (eleven short stories) was also published under the title of “The Old Home House”. Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870 – 1944) was an Amer…

Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

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William Dean Howells


Five short delightful stories for children, told in the voice of "the papa" to "the girl" and "the boy" Willia…

Sheriff Larrabee's Prisoner

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Max Brand


The stranger rode up in the pouring rain to the lonely ranch house. Before dawn he was riding quickly away. Who had killed old Mr. Benton?…

Lin McLean

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Owen Wister


Lin McLean is an unaffected, attractive young cowboy in the Wyoming territory before statehood. This book is various stories in his life. (S…

The Water Ghost and Others

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John Kendrick Bangs


Eight ghost stories by a master story teller and humorist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. (Summary by David Wales)

The Wheel Of Time

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Henry James


Fanny Knocker is a very, very plain young woman. She is introduced to the extremely handsome, thoroughly impoverished, younger son of an old…

Blazed Trail Stories and Stories Of The Wild Life

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Stewart Edward White


Thirteen short stories by a popular writer of the early 20th century (not to be confused with an earlier book Blazed Trail). White's books …

The Great K. & A. Train-Robbery

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Paul Leicester Ford


In this short novel the narrator is a superintendent on the K. & A. railroad, sometime in the late nineteenth century. The train is robb…

Sherman's March To The Sea, And The Burning Of Columbia, South Carolina, From H…

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William Tecumseh Sherman


This librivox recording comprises part of chapter 22 and all of chapter 23 (The March To The Sea – From Atlanta To Savannah – November And D…

Myths And Legends Of The Pacific Northwest Especially Of Washington And Oregon

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Katharine Berry Judson


The basis on which these myths were selected necessarily excluded those which showed traces of the white man's religion or of the red man's …

Bernard Treves's Boots; A Novel Of The Secret Service

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Laurence Clarke


What has Manton gotten himself into? His impersonation has broader implications -- and more dangerous ones -- than he had imagined. (Summary…

A Little Book of Christmas

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John Kendrick Bangs


Summary: Four short Christmas stories, a bit sentimental, but still affecting and worthwhile. Plus Four Christmas verses. (Summary by David …

The Discovery Of The Future

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H. G. Wells


The Discovery of the Future is a 1902 philosophical lecture by H. G. Wells that argues for the knowability of the future. It was originally …

Red Men And White

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Owen Wister


These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so …

Tales Of Lonely Trails

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Zane Grey


Western novelist Zane Grey (1872-1939) also wrote nonfiction books about the American West and its country. This 1922 tribute to country he…

A Thin Ghost And Others

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M. R. James


Five ghost stories, published in 1920, by the early twentieth century master of ghostery. - Summary by david wales

The Measure Of A Man; A Tale Of The Big Woods

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Norman Duncan


A tale of a singular man at work among lumber-jacks. Duncan's droll style and tongue-in-cheek viewpoint keep the reader and listener much en…

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